Tag: android-actionbar

How to “install” Action Bar Sherlock?

I’m trying to build the sample project “Action Bar Styled” using the Action Bar Sherlock. I download the .zip file containing ABS here http://actionbarsherlock.com/ but I can’t figure out where to unzip so that it will appear on Project>Properties>Add library. Can someone give me an hand? Also, I read somewhere (can’t find it now, sorry) […]

Android action bar title ellipsis

I have an ellipsis in the title of action bar on my android application even though the length is well within 10-15 chars. I am using Navigation Drawer and it works fine but after a few switches it adds ellipsis to the title. I have not used any custom xml to format my action bar. […]

Android Action Bar Three Dots not displayed

Please help, I made a custom menu (added support libraries) (name-> main_activity_actions.xml) <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?> <menu xmlns:android=”http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android” xmlns:yourapp=”http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto” > <item android:id=”@id/search” android:icon=”@drawable/search” android:title=”@string/search” yourapp:showAsAction=”ifRoom” /> <item android:id=”@id/view_all” android:title=”@string/view_all” yourapp:showAsAction=”never”/> <item android:id=”@+id/action_settings” yourapp:showAsAction=”never” android:title=”@string/action_settings”/> Now what should i do to put action_settings into three dots (of action bar), instead of hardware menu button (Without any hack). […]

Add custom view to the right of toolbar

I am trying to achieve this(A timer in toolbar with red background): I am trying to add customView in toolbar. It always end’s up being on extreme left just beside the back arrow. Like the text YP in image below is a custom Textview added to toolbar.. The code for toolbar: <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?> <android.support.v7.widget.Toolbar […]

Add search icon on action bar android

Good days guys. I have a search icon in action bar as image below When it is clicked, I want the action bar change to editText and has a search icon beside the editText I know how to make an editText with an image, but how to put the editText on the action bar like […]

Is it possible to change actionbar tab indicator programmatically

How can i change programmatically the selected tab indicator of my action bar ? i have read about tab styling, and Tab.setCustomView() method, but none of these helps : With tab styles, i can change the indicator color, but it will remain for all tabs (i want to have an indicator for each tab). With […]

How to hide the share action (which use most) icon near the share action provider?

See the picture. How can i hide the icon “P” which means share to Pinterest? They are both on the action bar and I use ActionBarSherlock.

Android (ActionBarSherlock) Is there any way to keep the same ActionBar height both in portrait and landscape?

I have been working with the ActionBar and ActionBarSherlock for the last few days, and i am having some issues when filling some information in the ActionBar. When the application runs in portrait mode, the ActionBar looks fine, and all the data can be displayed, for example: But when i switch the app to be […]

Android ActionBar backbutton and tabs

I want to create an ActionBar and a tabbed navigation like the google+ app. I used this example as a starting point and now I have a great actionbar: http://developer.android.com/resources/samples/ActionBarCompat/index.html I’ve also included a ViewPager and a TabHost to have tabs and scrolling left/right Fragments. What i need is to show the back arrow in […]

Android Action Bar

I am looking for an implementation of the ActionBar in Android 2.1 to 2.3.4 where i can dynamically set the contents of the action bar from the particular activity and also the actions on click of the buttons from the action bar. Is there any open source lib of this sort or can someone help […]

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